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IIT Bombay
The Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay), established in 1958, was set up with foreign assistance funded by the UNESCO. In 1961, the parliament decreed IITs as 'Institutes of National Importance'. Since then, IIT Bombay has grown from strength-to-strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world. IIT Bombay has a total of 14 academic departments, six centers, a school, and three interdisciplinary programmes. It is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research and is reputed for the quality of its faculty and the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

IIT Delhi

The Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) was established during the British era with an agreement to set up a College of Engineering and Technology at Delhi with British assistance. IIT Delhi provides science-based engineering education with a view to produce quality engineers and scientists. The curriculum provides broad based knowledge and simultaneously builds a temper for the life long process of learning and exploring. Apart from departmental requirements, that constitute 50 per cent of the total curriculum, students are also encouraged to take up courses like humanities, social and engineering sciences.

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IIT Madras
(Chennai)
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (Chennai) is among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education and applied research. Established in 1959, it has established itself as a premier centre for academics, research and as an industrial consultancy for organisations in India and abroad. The institute has 16 academic departments and a few advanced research centers in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of functioning. A faculty of international standing, a brilliant student community, excellent technical and support staff, and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras.

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IIT Kanpur

The Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur) was established by an Act of parliament in 1959. The institute was started in 1963 in the village of Kalyanpur in Kanpur district. The institute has facilities such as the Advanced Centre for Material Science, the Advanced Centre for Electronic Systems, the Samtel Centre for Display Technology, Centre for Mechatronics, Centre for Laser Technology, Prabhu Goel Research Centre for Computer and Internet Security, Facility for Ecological and Analytical Testing and a bio-technology centre. The departments have their own libraries.

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IIT Kharagpur
The Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) is an engineering, management, and law institution established by the government of India in 1951. The first IIT to be established, Kanpur is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the government of India. It has also been recognised as the best institute in India in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2012-2013.

IIT Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) was established in 1847, and is therefore, among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and applied research. Since its establishment, the institute has played a vital role in providing the technical manpower and know-how to the country. Roorkee ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development. It has also been considered a trend-setter for research-based education in the field of science, technology, and engineering. The Institute completed its 150th year in October 1996. In 2001, it was declared as the nation's seventh Indian Institute of Technology.

IIT Guwahati
The Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati), the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The present institute has eleven departments and three inter-disciplinary academic centers covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines.

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